With over a decade of experience advocating for the interests of a broad range of clients in native title matters across the country, Ross specialises in public interest environmental law, cultural heritage law, native title and NSW planning law.
Ross joins Marrawah Law as a Legal Consultant to support First Nations people and local communities protect their environment and cultural heritage through the law.
Throughout his career, Ross has achieved success conducting mediations between Indigenous respondents and native title claimants; collecting evidence for native title claims; conducting negotiations between traditional owners and resource companies; acting in litigation to protect sites of cultural significance; and advising and representing communities seeking to protect their local environment.
Ross has worked in the native title representative body system, for commercial law firms and in the not-for-profit sector and is a former Chair and Secretary of the NSW Young Lawyers Environment and Planning Law Committee and a past Young Lawyers representative to the NSW Law Society Indigenous Issues Committee.
Ross holds a Master of Laws (Mineral Law and Policy) awarded with Distinction, a Master of Philosophy (Law), a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Chemistry).
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